Sri Lanka tour of Australia, 2007/08 / Commentary

Warne-Muralitharan Trophy - 1st Test

Australia v Sri Lanka

Australia won by an innings and 40 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200

73.4

Muralitharan to Hussey, SIX, big hit! Thats the first dinger of the day, as Hussey gets down and slams the offspinner hard and flat over deep midwicket for half a dozen

Australia 235/3   MEK Hussey 24* (72b 1x4 1x6)   M Muralitharan 21.4-3-66-2

109.4

Muralitharan to Clarke, SIX, oh, hello! Clarke dances down beautifully, backing away and creaming Murali over cover, going with the spin for six just before lunch

Australia 349/3   MJ Clarke 57* (138b 5x4 1x6)   M Muralitharan 32.4-3-101-2

132.1

Samaraweera to Hussey, SIX, and he's welcomed by Hussey, dancing down and clubbing a full toss back over long-on for four

Australia 452/3   MEK Hussey 131* (245b 13x4 2x6)   TT Samaraweera 0.1-0-6-0
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Series Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Hobart - Nov 16-20, 2007
Australia won by 96 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane - Nov 8-12, 2007
Australia won by an innings and 40 runs
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Nov 12, 2007

AFP published a note informing its clients of its suspension of coverage for the first Test between Australia and Sri Lanka, November 12, 2007

AFP published a note informing its clients of its suspension of coverage for the first Test between Australia and Sri Lanka

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Nov 8, 2007

News Ltd journalists try to get a peek at the action after being locked out of the Gabba due to a dispute with Cricket Australia, Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Brisbane, 1st day, November 8, 2007

News Ltd journalists try to get a peek at the action after being locked out of the Gabba due to a dispute with Cricket Australia

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